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Carronbridge Village Carronfoot House

A Category B Listed Building in Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.263 / 55°15'46"N

Longitude: -3.785 / 3°47'5"W

OS Eastings: 286667

OS Northings: 597987

OS Grid: NX866979

Mapcode National: GBR 270L.C5

Mapcode Global: WH5VG.TZT6

Entry Name: Carronbridge Village Carronfoot House

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335030

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3866

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Durisdeer

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Durisdeer

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Dated 1829. Single-storey & attic (2-storey to rear) 3 bays
set above steep slope, with basement and sub-basement at
north. North elevation: pink stugged ashlar (remainder
rubble-built); inner bay slightly advanced and pedimented,
off-centre square porch with block pediments, shouldered door
side elevation; tall, round-headed window above within steep
wall-head pediment;
asymmetrically placed engaged octagonal flue alongside rises
above (red ashlar) pedimented wall-head dormers to outer
bays added late 19th century. Straight skews; corniced end
stacks; roofed with graded slates. Additional porch adjoins
east gable at basement level; south elevation 3 irregular
bays with dormers.

Statement of Interest

Walter Newall who apparently preceded William Burn as estate

architect, produced designs for several farmhouses in 1829

(eg Coshogle, Crairiehill, Castlehill), so he may well have

also designed Carronfoot.

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